National Geographic releases The 21st Century: Photographs From the Image Collection

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(WFRV) – In the two decades so far of the 21st Century, there have been spectacular photographic innovations, with digital, drone, and smartphone advancements.

Now a new book from National Geographic features the most iconic pictures of the last 21 years and catalogues the most remarkable events.

National Geographic Editor-in-Chief Susan Goldberg spoke to Local 5 Live with a look inside.

Get the book at amazon.com

The best photographs of the first 21 years of the 21st century take center stage in this incredible volume of National Geographic’s world-famous imagery.

In just two short decades of the 21st century, National Geographic has ushered in a new era of visual storytelling excellence, including innovations in digital, drone, and smartphone photography, and reached out to a global audience through one of the world’s most popular Instagram accounts, @NatGeo. In these 21 years, photography has transformed from a rarefied discipline to a universal medium of communication, available in the palm of everyone with a mobile phone. Through it all, National Geographic has remained at the forefront, shining a light on the beauty, wonder, and heartbreak of the world.

A remarkable collection, The 21st Century culls more than 250 of the very best, most impactful National Geographic images across print, digital, and social media, celebrating:

  • Extraordinary wildlife
  • Unique cultures around the world
  • Beautiful landscapes
  • One-of-a-kind portrait photography
  • And behind-the-shot stories from celebrated National Geographic photographers like Joel Sartore, Nick Nichols, Jodi Cobb, Anand Varma, and Evgenia Arbugaeva.

Spanning the remarkable moments year-by-year from 2000 to 2021, The 21st Century is a beautiful, giftable, and important record of our rapidly changing world–a treasury you’ll want to keep on the coffee table and turn to again and again.

Complete your National Geographic photography collection with best-selling favorites:

  • America the Beautiful: A Story in Photographs
  • Women: The National Geographic Image Collection
  • National Geographic Rarely Seen: Photographs of the Extraordinary
  • National Geographic The Photo Ark: One Man’s Quest to Document the World’s Animals

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